Detroit Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work

Detroit Population Demographics top

Total Population 679,865
Male Population 321,341
Female Population 358,524
Male Population 47.27 %
Female Population 52.73 %
Median Age 34.7
Citizen US Born 635,289
Citizen not US Born 20,562
Not Citizen 24,014
Citizen US Born 93.44 %
Citizen not US Born 3.02 %
Not Citizen 3.53 %
Moved from Abroad 2,493
Moved from Same Country 84,095
Moved from Same State 14,511
Moved from Different State 7,506
Same House as Last Year 561,520
Moved from Abroad 0.37 %
Moved from Same Country 12.55 %
Moved from Same State 2.17 %
Moved from Different State 1.12 %
Same House as Last Year 83.79 %

Occupational Employment in Detroit top

White Collar 165,611
Blue Collar 61,013
White Collar 73.08 %
Blue Collar 26.92 %
Self Employees 13,818
Private Companies 164,161
Governmental Workers 23,892
Not for Profit Companies 24,753
Self Employees 6.1 %
Private Companies 72.44 %
Governmental Workers 10.54 %
Not for Profit Companies 10.92 %

Number of Households in Detroit top

Total Households 258,471
Average People Per Household 3
Family Households 142,594
Non-family Households 115,877
Non-family Households 55.17 %
Family Households 44.83 %
Households with Children 77,968
Households without Children 180,503
Households with Children 77968 %
Households without Children 180503 %

Median and Average Income in Detroit top

Average Household Income $40,314.00
Median Household Income $27,838.00
People below Poverty Level 247,136
People above Poverty Level 411,408

Housing in Detroit top

Housing Units 364,900
Median Year Built 1947
Built in 1939 or Earlier 125,401
Built between 1940 and 1949 87,508
Built between 1950 and 1959 80,900
Built between 1960 and 1969 25,465
Built between 1970 and 1979 15,166
Built between 1980 and 1989 9,002
Built between 1990 and 1999 8,750
Built between 2000 and 2009 9,618
Built in 2010 or Later 3,090
Occupied Housing Units 258,471
Owner Occupied 124,449
Renter Occupied 134,022
Owner Occupied 48.15 %
Renter Occupied 51.85 %
With Mortgage 45,333
Without Mortgage 79,116
Median Value with Mortgage $56,300.00
Median Value without Mortgage $35,800.00
Median Housing Costs per Month $698.00
With Mortgage 36.43 %
Without Mortgage 63.57 %

Detroit Education Statistics top

No High School 26,367
Some High School 245,275
Some College 142,260
Associate Degree 32,738
Bachelor's Degree 40,322
Graduate Degree 25,243
No High School 5.18 %
Some High School 48.21 %
Some College 27.29 %
Associate Degree 6.43 %
Bachelor's Degree 7.92 %
Graduate Degree 4.96 %

Marital Status in Detroit top

Never Married 295,601
Married 140,540
Separated 18,135
Widowed 37,107
Divorced 64,260
Never Married 54.99 %
Married 26.15 %
Separated 3.37 %
Widowed 6.9 %
Divorced 11.96 %

Means of Transport to Work in Detroit top

Car 182,144
Bus or TrolleyBus 16,526
Subway or Elevated 137
Railroad 0
Ferryboat 9
Bicycle 1,710
Motorcycle 50
TaxiCab 1,436
Walk 8,134

Recently added listings in Detroit top

$735,000 USD
  • 5 Beds
  • 4.5 Baths
$19,990 USD
  • 3 Beds
  • 1.5 Baths
$295,000 USD
  • 3 Beds
  • 1 Baths
$19,990 USD
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
$419,998 USD
  • 12 Beds
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Disclaimer


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the 2017 American Community Survey and is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.
Detroit is an area in Wayne County,Southeast Michigan,Michigan with a population of 679,865. There are 321,341 male residents living in Detroit and 358,524 female residents. The total number of households is 258,471 with 3 people per household on average.
The median age of the current population is 35 with 140,540 people being married and 415,103 being single.

The employment numbers show that there are 73.08% white collar employees and 26.92% blue collar employees in Detroit.